More About Us: The Country Way

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Well….really this post is just about me…..Monte Tareski I have had many people ask me.  “What drives you? Why do you do all of this stuff for others?” My simple response is….. “That I can” You see, I was born and raised on a farm. A rather large one at that (more like a ranch really). We ran over 70…

Community Service: Zerorez

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Recently zerorez held a class at the men’s shelter of the union gospel mission on Trent. They have a slogan “impacting lives” The owner of zerorez, Jeremy McGee and their Commercial carepet cleaning Divison Manager Grant Barnes have led the effort to build a relationship to not only clean the carpet at the men’s shelter but they have taken the initiative to…

A Snapshot Of Us: An Outtake From My Take On Life

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Click on the link below for the whole storyfrom Kelly Tareski My Take On Life I read a Facebook status this morning posted by one of my dear friends Julia.  I thought it was simple, but yet so profound. “People say ‘it’s the little things you appreciate more…” “What exactly are those things?” I often wondered. When I finished transplanting…

Spokane Twitter Peeps

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As I make more and more use of Twitter and am finding connections all over the planet. It dawned on me there has been no comprehensive list of Twitter Peeps in the Spokane area. So here is my goal. I am in the process of compiling a list of all the people in Spokane (and Couer d’ alene) that have…

Connections At Work

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This is a picture of Robyn from MerchantCircle She is the Senior Community Manager. MerchantCircle is based out of Palo Alto California. I have known Robyn for the better part of a year and have been down to visit the MerchantCircle offices. Out of the blue she sent me this Recommendation via LinkedIn. I really just wanted to share it with…

Making Connections

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In this day and age of Social Media we are bombarded with information. Some about people we care about some are just “connections” that we have for what ever reason. What you do with those “connections” can truly define how you feel about Social Media and what you are trying to do. I have been at this for quite awhile…

Hows Business? Spokane!

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I have a meeting set up tomorrow with Ed Clark of Clark Company.… I met with Lucinda Kay of Let It Shine Media last week…. I had a phone conference with MerchantCircle this afternoon…. I met with Emily of Tiny Belle’s boutique this morning…..  I am working out a deal with KXLY for more work with the Good Morning Northwest News…

A Weekend On The Farm

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 I don’t have a whole lot to say this evening due to the fact that I am so flippin’ tired. We spent the weekend working our tails off getting the place ready for the coming winter. The kids were a big help yesterday while loading close to 4 ton of hay into the barn (see yesterday’s post).  Today we built fence….and…

Mike In Progess: Washed Away


Mike In Progess: Washed Away

Bringing In The Goods: A Regular Heyday

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We have mascots….. Their names are Buttercup, Westley, Thelma, Louise, Laverne, Shirley, Ginger, Mary-Anne, Pebbles and Bam-Bam…… .….and guess what? They all eat hay. Today’s adventure was to support our local farmers by purchasing hay from my neighbor. His house is literally “A Stone Throw away”. I figured that 100 bales should do it for the coming winter. So we all…